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vi·al

(vī'ăl),
A small bottle or receptacle for holding liquids, including medicines.
Synonym(s): phial
[G. phialē, a drinking cup]

phial

(fī′ăl) [Gr. phiale, a bowl]
A small vessel for medicine; a vial.
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The phial was that already recognized by the chemist's assistant, a tiny bottle of blue glass, containing a few grains of a white crystalline powder, and labelled: "Strychnine Hydrochloride.
Above all things, do not touch the phial, and change the child's clothing at once.
Better still with Wales leading with 10 minutes to go, as we so often are, Neil Jenkins finds some excuse to run out onto the field and distributes phials of it to all the players and just watch them grow in confidence
It came in little phials, a yucky yellow liquid with a card attached saying, "Dylan poured out his soul for you and now let his perspiration be your inspiration.
A woman in New Zealand has just pocketed over EUR1,000 in an online auction selling two glass phials that "contain the ghosts of a man and a young girl.
It is sold in phials of an unidentified white powder and must be mixed with bacteriostatic water before being injected.
Hair treatments, including lotions and phials, meanwhile fell 5.
Police and MI5 were put on alert amid fears that the phials of E-coli 0157 sealed in a box marked Bio Hazard, had fallen into terrorist hands.
Four police forces and the secret security service launched a massive hunt in the North of England after 90 phials of the killer bug were lost.
If the vaccine manufacturers had a stock of say one million phials of MMR% vaccine worth say pounds 40 per phial,it would take a lot of pressure to insist on destroying the same.
Phials washed up on a beach yesterday are not the anthrax vaccine, the Ministry of Defence said.